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Welcome to Westport ...

The Town of Westport is located in Dane County<1>.

The location of Westport has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Westport has a population of 4,207 people<3> (see below for details).

Westport is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Westport lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Westport lies within the (608) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Westport had an population of 4,207 people. This is an increase of 6.51% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.32% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Westport had a population of 3,950 people. This makes Westport the county's 18th most populous community.

The population of Westport represents 0.07% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 222nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,950 people, the population of Westport increased 10.15% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,586 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Westport.

Communities Also Named Westport ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Westport - they are located in Connecticut and New York.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Westport.

Communities near Westport ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Westport.

  • Madison [Dane County]
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    • Madison [Dane County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Westport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 263,094 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
  • Sun Prairie [Dane County]
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    • Sun Prairie [Dane County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Westport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,119 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sun Prairie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sun Prairie
  • Fitchburg [Dane County]
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    • Fitchburg [Dane County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Westport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,866 people
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  • Middleton [Dane County]
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    • Middleton [Dane County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Westport
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,195 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middleton
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Verona [Dane County]
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      • Verona [Dane County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Westport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,539 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Verona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Verona
    • Stoughton [Dane County]
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      • Stoughton [Dane County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Westport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,218 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stoughton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoughton
    • DeForest [Dane County]
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      • DeForest [Dane County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Westport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,915 people
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    • Oregon [Dane County]
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      • Oregon [Dane County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Westport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,731 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oregon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oregon
    • McFarland [Dane County]
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      • McFarland [Dane County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Westport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,291 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McFarland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McFarland
    • Monona [Dane County]
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      • Monona [Dane County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Westport
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,164 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monona

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Westport. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Westport.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Westport. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Westport.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Westport. See our Newspapers Page for Westport.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Dane County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Westport. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Dane County: www.co.dane.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Dane, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Westport.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Westport - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Westport) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Westport. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WestportOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1592, Longitude: -89.4260       In this case, the coordinates for Westport have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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